Officers praised

Police officers were rewarded for their services to the public when they received divisional commander’s commendations at a ceremony at the Lee Wood Hotel, in Buxton, last week.

Sergeant Stephen Hughes and PCs Doug Eyre, Robert Wadey and Mark White were commended for stopping a woman who was threatening to jump off a bridge in Matlock in 2010.

And PCs David Naylor, Paul Booker, Mark White and James Moorby, DCs Derek Ellis and Anne Linscott and Det Sgt Jonathan Hodson were rewarded for dealing with a violent man, supporting his victim and carrying out a thorough investigation which led to his conviction.